These essays are to be savored, one at a time, rolling each around in the head, maybe for days, before ducking into the next door of D’Ambrosio’s world—cautious, alert, eager for the next revelation or discovery. The pieces in this collection are often pained but always thoughtful, lovely and brilliant.
—NWBL contributing editor Brian Juenemann
Michael Coy of Ravenna Third Place Books also shared enthusiasm for this shortlisted title.
We’re posting about each of the books shortlisted for the 2015 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award. For all our 2015 PNBA Award coverage, click here.
This review was adapted from the Oct. 2014 edition of “The Local Shelf,” in the Register-Guard.